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tv   Eyewitness Noon News  CBS  September 7, 2010 12:00pm-12:30pm EDT

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hello again. i'm jessica kartalija. don has the day off. we begin with breaking news. a doll montgomery high school is on code blue alert after a shooting in a nearby apartment complex. police say 312-year-old joshua prince is on the loose, armed
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and dangerous and is suspected of shooting his ex-girlfriend just after 7:00 this morning with a high powered rifle. classes are going on as scheduled but exterior doors are locked. montgomery county police have also shut down the ramp from interstate 270 to rock ledge drive. we have more breaking news out of baltimore county. we're taking a live look from sky chopper 13 over st. clemens church in rosedale. that school has been evacuated after a report of a strong odor of gasoline. the students were sent home as a precaution. stay with wjz and for more. three juveniles are accused of stabbing a man during a robbery at baltimore city. it happened near penn station and the jfx.
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adam may has more. good afternoon, adam. >> reporter: good afternoon, jessica. a simple question is what led up to the stabbing. right now two 14-year-olds, a male and female are facing charges. also arrested, a 16-year-old male. baltimore city police arrest three juveniles monday near penn station. they're' queuesed of stabbing a 37-year-old in what appeared to be a botched robbery. >> they approached the victim and asked him for some change. the victim declined to give them any change. one of the suspects pulled out a knife and stabbed him in the chest. >> reporter: the victim suffer lad collapsed lung. following that murder police beefed up patrols. >> the officer saw the victim, contacted ems, contacted the
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police department. we've located the juveniles and identified the suspect. >> reporter: right now police cannot release the names of the suspects because they are charged as juveniles. they are reviewing the case right now to see if the charges will be eventually upgraded to attempted murder. >> adam, it's unclear if the juvenile suspects do have a criminal history. officers pursue a stolen car today. police say the auto theft unit spotted the car. the driver took off and crashed at the intersection of north and fulton avenues. when the stolen car hit the median, it crashed into a man selling newspapers. no word yet on the condition of the man who was strike. the driver was arrested after a short foot chase. a man accused of stealing weapons and a hand gren nate from a pikesville home is
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behind bars. police found the man in baltimore city. officers say they recovered the stolen hand grenade and two handguns in windsor mill. four others are facing charges in connection with this theft. several horse barns go up in flames, killing more than two dozen thoroughbred race horses. good afternoon, ron. >> reporter: that fast moving barn fire broke out yesterday morning at the charles town race track in west virginia. take a look at this cell phone video of the blaze. dozens of horses were trapped inside the four separate barns. 127 horses were killed. investigators said the fire was fed by the wood frame and the hay inside. >> it's an emotional loss. most of these people over here will never recover eye feel very bad about all this. i mean, i'm a horse lover and
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it breaks my heart that they lost that many. >> reporter: investigators are still looking into the cause of that fire. jessica, back to you. >> in addition to the value of those horses, the total damage of the barn is estimated at more than $1 million. well, another beautiful september day in maryland. taking a live look outside, a sunny afternoon. we're live with first warning coverage. marty's in the outback enjoying it. first, we begin with bernadette woods. >> it started to warm up yesterday. we're up to 83 in baltimore. 84 in hagerstown. you can see 77 in oakland, much warmer than it has been recently. we'll continue to rise and we'll have one more day this go around before the cold front comes through. with the cold front there's something we need to discuss. with that we send it out to
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marty. we need to discuss hermine. hermine is the tropical storm that came ashore a few hours ago in shout texas skirting the texas, mexico border. the reason we're discussing hermine, let's take a look at first warning doppler radar. they are getting soaked in south texas, right over san antonio. you can see the center of the low. now, the question is can any of this moisture attach that front and get in here? why are we concern. not because this might rain. we need the rain. we're concerned because we have tinder box dry conditions, an alert for basically two thirds of the southeastern shore -- eastern shore, south of delaware and jersey. it's been bone dry. we really need to get some rain. so the question is can we get some moisture from hermine here
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into the mid-atlantic later this week. meteorologist bernadette woods will discuss this. the loyal university community is mourning the death of one of their young students. the student was found unresponsive in his dorm room last night and pronounced dead at a union memorial hospital. the boy's family said he suffered from a heart condition. it's unclear if that's related to his death. president barack obama is pushing to show voters that he has a plan to fix the economy. the newest proposal is a tax break for businesses. joel brown reports for wjz. it could be a tough sale. >> reporter: president obama want the to give business tax breaks on new investments, plans and equipment. his aides said companies would save about $200 billion over two years. >> i am going to keep fighting
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every single day, every single hour, every single minute to turn this economy around. >> reporter: supporters say the tax cuts would give companies more money to spend. that would allow them to hire new workers and bring down unemployment, but with mid-term elections just two months aany new proposals are likely to run into opposition. lawmakers won't be back until next week but republicans are fighting. they blasted the new proposal and the plan the president announced money to spend more money on infrastructure as the wrong medicine. he put out a statement saying they zoo address the two big problems hurting our economy -- excessive spending and massive -- problems massive tax hikes are creating. what republicans cause a tax hike an exsirration from the
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bush days. the president will announce details of his latest plan on wednesday, seth the stage for a new round of skirmishes in congress. joel brown, cbs news, the white house. >> a white house official he is mated the cost of the tax breaks would come to $30 billion over 10 years. the maryland state fairs a wrapped up this year and organizers were keeping a close eye on attendance. organizers say attendance was likely higher than last, 400,000 visitors. pop star justin bieber was a weekend draw. and a crowd of nearly 70,000 was treated to some thrilling college football yesterday. the university of maryland took on the mid-shipmen of navy. navy going for the score on 4th down but maryland stops ricky
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dobs. maryland gets the win in a nail bite erwining 17-14. the nfl kicks off their regular season. you can watch the ravens against the jets right here on wjz 13. our special coverage kicks off monday at 6:30 right here on channel 13, and we will be there. we're ready. still to come on wjz eyewitness news at noon, tropical storm hermine. it hits the coast of texas. why emergency crews said the area may have gotten lucky with the storm. and why the top military command are said a controversial plan could put american troops at risk. let's take another look outside. meteorologist bernadette woods will be back with the first warning forecast. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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tropical storm hermine is losing steam as it moves through the southern u.s. the storm made landfall in northeast mexico yesterday with winds as high as 65 miles an hour. the area may have gotten lucky with the storm. right now there are no reports of serious injuries or major damage. an out of control wildfires
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a burned dozens of homes in boulder, colorado. wind gusts quickly spread the blaze. more than 500 residents have been evacuated and 3,000 more are under mandatory evacuation. people living in the area said they are used to wildfires but this is something they had never seen before. >> once the fire storm hit, the flames were up about 200 neat in the air. >> the people, the houses, the pets, all the wildlife, it's devastating. >> the cause of the fire sun noafnlt officials said it's still too early to know how much of the fire has been contained. the to military commander in afghanistan is warning against burning a copy of the koran. there was a plan to do it on the anniversary of the 9/11
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terror attacks. it has also sparked protests from afghani people here in the u.s. john travolta has convinced a judge to drop the case of a couple trying to extort them. a judge declared a mistrial in october. travolta said he asked for the charges to be dismissed to avoid the pain from another trial. take a look outside land please stay tuned. meteorologist bernadette woods will be back in two and a half minutes with the forecast. first, here's a look at today's midday stocks. for constipation relief... nothing works better than miralax. it's the one.
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welcome back, everybody. take a look at the sun out there it is warming up today. temperature wise, already above where we were yesterday. 83 in baltimore. 83 in d.c. the dew points starting to creep up, not all that bad, especially where we've been so far this summer. the winds have turned around to the southwest. that's bringing up the warmth and humid air. so with the dry conditions we've had recently and with the
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winds picking up, there is a fire spread over on the eastern shore. a lot of us have been very dry, so this could be extended. the front does come through. there is the chance for a shower with it although it's a pretty strong chance. then the winds start to pick up out of the northwest and it cools us right back down starting thursday. here's a look at the front. there's not a lot of moisture to it. what it's trying to do is connect with some of the moisture coming in from hermine. it's going to move so fast, it's not going to get the chance to pick up that moisture. that's where there's a chance for showers. here's the front tries to connect to the green. it quickly gets out of here so it break that connection just to -- breaks that connection just to bring us a shower and the cool air returns on thursday. hermine is on shore already. it will become a tropical depression has it loses -- as
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it loses strength. now as far as the forecast goes for today, we are warming up out there this afternoon. 90 for our high. it's important if we hit 90 degrees, that would make this the most ever 90 plus-degree days we had in years. then just a chance for showers, mainly early in the day. it's still going to be warm tomorrow but probably not quite 90. today's our chance and if it happens, we break that record. >> thank you. still to come, there's a new research between kids' sleeping habits and obesity. for instant updates, log on to, and we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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in today's wjz healthwatch report roimpers may use blood tests to determine which blood to use to -- drugs to use to treat high blood pressure. studies show some drugs work better for some people and taking the wrong drugs can increase blood pressure. those studies may lead doctors to test the patient for a hormone that can indicate which type of treatment may be most
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beneficial. young people who don't get enough sleep are likely to put on too many pounds later in lie. infants and preschoolers who don't get enough sleep are at increased risk of becoming obese. and that napping is no substitute for quality nighttime sleep. van der sloot confession. what he's saying to a dutch tv station about the natalee holloway case. plus. the deal that the flight attendant is working out after his infamous meltdown. join us for those stories at 4:00. please stay us with. your five-day forecast is next. ,
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let's take a look at the five-day forecast. kind of a slight chance of maybe some thundershowers around tomorrow morning. we're going to go for a high of 88 degrees. look how beautiful thursday
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through sunday. sunny, 76. sunny, 79, sunny 80. with temperatures in the low 80s, just a slight chance of a shower and maybe some hermine. back to you. >> thank you. all right. don't miss tonight's cbs prime- time lineup. at 10:00 it's the good wife followed by ,,,,,,,,,,
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